|Field of Study||Business|
The course is an introduction to the interaction between people, structure, and environment. The course provides a micro-level analysis of behavior of individuals and groups within their organizations, and the influence of the environment on behavior patterns. This course focuses on the application of behavioral science theory and concepts to individual, interpersonal and group processes in a diverse work force. Understanding human behavior at work is an essential aspect of successful management. This course focuses on improving productivity, quality, and assisting managers to design more positive organizations.
|Objective||At the end of this course, students should be able to: 1. Describe how personality, emotions, values, attitudes and perception influence behavior in organizations 2. Explain the role that leadership plays in group dynamics 3. Apply theories and concepts of motivation to develop strategies for improving work performance and organizational effectiveness 4. Discuss approaches for building teamwork and community among employees 5. Demonstrate an understanding of successful methods for conflict resolution|
|Preparations||Stephen P. Robbins and Timothy A. Judge. (2018) Essentials of Organizational Behavior, 14th edition, Pearson Publishing (ISBN: 978-0134639598)|
|Materials||Organizational Behavior Syllabus_HISS 2020.doc|
|Last Updated||January 23, 2020|